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cognate

related by blood or descended from a common maternal ancestor

cognate

[‚käg‚nāt]
(geology)
Pertaining to contemporaneous fractures in a system with regard to time of origin and deformational type.
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2 While cognate, the following Brahui words' attestation of -*q- may be influenced by the preceding stop.
Spanish-English bilingual children's use and recognition of cognates in English reading.
Semantically the equation is rather self-evident; the Saami cognate has the meaning 'roll out (dough)', which makes the connection to the Mari derivative meaning 'dough' straightforward.
Because of this there are gaps in cognate languages and rarely a stem has been preserved in every cognate language.
Strong bilingual readers identify and use cognates to help them comprehend text while struggling bilingual readers tend not to recognize and use cognates (Garcia, 1998; Jimenez, 1997; Jimenez, Garcia, & Pearson, 1996).
The author often indicates when an Italian cognate is not commonly used and provides the word that is more frequent in Italian.
13 Art and mathematics are also cognate in such abstractions.
4 for several minutes to remove nonspecifically bound protein, then the array was irradiated at 308 run with a XeCl excimer laser to photo cross-link the photoaptamer to its cognate protein.
Try this: Compare these French words with last issue's Spanish words for the same things: Some will be almost the same--these are called cognate (KOG-nate) words.
One of those contracts is a 15-month agreement with Eli Lilly and Company signed in October 1999, to screen natural compounds for drug discovery Akkadix, a California biotech company, plans to use bacteria-produced proteins and their cognate genes to genetically engineer crop plants protected against pathogens.
Globally, this will put 17 million telephone repairmen, and another 48 million people who work in cognate branches of the phone industry, out of work.
Demanding that residents cognate and do this activity on an arbitrary schedule can make them more confused.